South Dakota Overtime Laws

South Dakota State Overtime Exemptions

In South Dakota, the state overtime laws are based upon the federal regulations for overtime pay established in the body of laws known as the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act). According to these laws, the following types of employees are not entitled to overtime pay in South Dakota:

  • Administrators
  • Professionals
  • Executives

Additional South Dakota workers who may not be entitled to overtime pay include:

  • Some farm and agriculture workers
  • Independent contractors
  • Outside sales reps who set their own hours
  • Transportation workers
  • Individuals who live and work at the same address

Free South Dakota Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

The two-year statute of limitations on South Dakota overtime lawsuits means that employees who sue for overtime wages illegally denied to them are eligible to collect back pay for overtime wages withheld for up to two years prior to the date upon which they initiate an overtime lawsuit claim. South Dakota workers may also be entitled to additional compensation in overtime pay, and their odds of recovering all compensation to which they are entitled increase when they have the support of an attorney well-versed in South Dakota overtime laws. To schedule a free legal consultation with an employment lawyer who understands the intricacies of South Dakota overtime laws, contact Phillips Dayes Law Firm